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Transformation Commission

Update: The City Council reviewed and discussed community input on the proposal for Transformation Commission at their August 11 meeting. (Watch the discussion here.) A number of refinements were discussed and some will be incorporated in an updated version of the proposal. Council will discuss the revised version at their August 25 meeting.

Visit the Public Safety Transformation Commission project page to track the progress of the Commission.


In response to the killing of George Floyd, Mayor Snider challenged the entire Tigard community to join him on a journey to:

  • Eliminate institutional racism and ensure equity within all city operations and structures
  • Eliminate institutional racism and ensure equity within the Tigard community
  • Improve the lived experience of all persons of color in Tigard such that everyone enjoys the same safety and privilege.
Over 500 community members responded with ideas for how the city can meet the objectives. This input was instrumental in shaping the Council's discussion about racial justice and city action. 

The creation of a Transformation Commission was one of the ideas that grew from community input and Council discussion. After countless hours of refining a proposal, it's time to make sure that the draft Transformation Commission aligns with community expectations.
Staff Contact
Marty Wine, City Manager | 503-718-2486
Share Your Input
Visit the Public Safety Transformation Commission engagement page for the latest input opportunities.

In the News
Tigard mayor proposes public safety transformation commission

"I'm reacting to what Tigard needs now and what I'm hearing from our community, and that's my job," Mayor Snider said about creating the commission.

July Mayor's Corner
I have a lot more to learn. This learning goes beyond the walls of City Hall. I will work side-by-side with community members to engage all voices, problem-solve creatively, and build trust.  As we do this, it is imperative that we hear from members of our community who have been most affected by inequities. Read on...

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